camp notes : late winter 17'

Welcome to the traditional “off-season” of camping in North America, a time when gear sits dormant waiting for the weather to warm up.


Camp Trend attended the winter edition of Outdoor Retailer and we’ve put together our favorites from the show, check out our coverage here.


We’ll be dropping some new gear reviews this winter, check back for those or follow us on social media to keep up with the latest camp inspiration.

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Small Forest Axe

An axe is one of the most important camp tools that you can own, not to mention one of the most fun and badass as well. There's just something about swinging an axe that makes anyone feel mighty, even if only for a moment.


A no-reservations guide to camping in Yosemite

Everybody loves the thought of camping in Yosemite National Park – but have you ever tried to do it without a reservation?  We’ve put together this guide for those impromptu camping urges at one of the most popular national parks in America.


Everest Base Camp

17,000ft. up atop Khumba Glacier is where you’ll find Everest Base Camp – a place teeming w expeditioners in excitement at their chance to climb Earth’s highest peak.


12,000-mile motorcycle camping trip

Josh Laskin spent 3 months on the road with just his motorcycle and the camping gear that could fit. Find out what it’s like to travel on 2 wheels and sleep in the occasional wal-mart parking lot.


Black Hole Duffel

Camping prep and storage is now much easier with the Patagonia Black Hole Duffel. Pack in clothes, sleeping supplies & tent, outdoor tools, or any other camp essentials – chances are all gear will fit in this rugged bag.


The Pod at Loveland Farm

More like a sustainable campsite than a full on resort, the basics of simpler life are encouraged at Loveland Farm, where they bill themselves as a solution to the busy modern world.

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